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Taylor Blackburn

Taylor Blackburn

Money expert

Taylor Blackburn is a multi-award winning communications specialist. Since 2018, he has focused on personal finance and insurance, and regularly appears in national media including Sunrise, Today, Studio 10, ACA, SBS, ABC, Seven, Nine and Ten News as a spokesperson for Finder. He's also been quoted in national news mastheads including the AFR, Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier-Mail ABC and more. He leads a team of insights and communication professionals who study consumer sentiment and stress on a daily basis.

To contact Taylor for a media interview, please email aupr@finder.com.

Expertise

  • Savings accounts
  • Credit cards
  • Insurance comparison
  • Budgeting

Experience

  • Finder Innovation Awards judge

Education

  • Master of Arts (Communication and Public Relations) | University of the Pacific (CA, USA) | 2009-2011
  • Bachelor Degree in Science (Education) | Ohio University (USA) | 2000-2005

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168 articles written by this author

Power-less: 7 million households desperate to save money this winter

From switching the lights off to wearing warmer clothes, millions of Australians are taking steps to save money on their winter energy bill, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 15 May 2024
Power-less: 7 million households desperate to save money this winter

Finder’s RBA Survey: $171K is the minimum income needed to afford average Aussie house

The RBA has held the cash rate for the third time in a row while the cost of living pressure experienced by Aussie households continues to sit in the ‘extreme’ range.

Taylor Blackburn 7 May 2024
Finder’s RBA Survey: $171K is the minimum income needed to afford average Aussie house

Too broke to be sick: 4 million Australians avoid healthcare visits due to affordability issues

Millions of Aussies have neglected their health by skipping out on treatment in the past year, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 6 May 2024
Too broke to be sick: 4 million Australians avoid healthcare visits due to affordability issues

Finder’s RBA Survey: All experts confident the cash rate will hold

For the third time this year, all experts agree we’re in for a cash rate hold in May.

Taylor Blackburn 3 May 2024
Finder’s RBA Survey: All experts confident the cash rate will hold

Losing sleep, hair and their cool: 10 million Aussies suffer unexpected consequences from high cost of living

From accelerated ageing to arguments with loved ones, the cost of living is taking its toll, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 1 May 2024
Losing sleep, hair and their cool: 10 million Aussies suffer unexpected consequences from high cost of living

Scratched, cracked and bald: 1 in 4 drivers delaying car service due to financial trouble

From bald tyres to worn brake pads, the nation’s roads are crowded with cars that could struggle to pass a roadworthy inspection, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 30 April 2024
Scratched, cracked and bald: 1 in 4 drivers delaying car service due to financial trouble

Shady shoppers: Petty crime escalates as Australians hit hard by cost of living crisis

More Australians are resorting to theft as they struggle with the rising cost of living, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 23 April 2024
Shady shoppers: Petty crime escalates as Australians hit hard by cost of living crisis

Pet or pay? Aussies would fork out more than $6K to save their furry friend

Australian pet owners would fork out an eye-watering amount before considering putting their pet down, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 22 April 2024
Pet or pay? Aussies would fork out more than $6K to save their furry friend

Flat sharing when flat broke: 2.5 million Aussies move in with family or friends in past year

Shared housing is quickly becoming the answer to the skyrocketing cost of living, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 18 April 2024
Flat sharing when flat broke: 2.5 million Aussies move in with family or friends in past year

Card-astrophe: Australians lost almost $1 billion to scammers in past year

Millions of Australians have had their credit or debit card skimmed in the last year, according to new research by Finder.

Taylor Blackburn 15 April 2024
Card-astrophe: Australians lost almost $1 billion to scammers in past year
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